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Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw.
CLIMBING CACTUS
Cactus phyllanthus; Phyllocactus phyllanthus; Epiphyllum hookeri; Epiphyllum phyllanthus var hookeri; Epiphyllum pittieri

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Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw. [excluded]
climbing cactus


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Symbol: EPPH
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
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Native Status : None
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus Epiphyllum Haw. – climbing cactus
Species Epiphyllum phyllanthus (L.) Haw. [excluded] – climbing cactus

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1. Epiphyllum phyllanthus (Linnaeus) Haworth, Syn. Pl. Succ. 197. 1812.

Cactus phyllanthus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 469. 1753; Cereus phyllanthus (Linnaeus) de Candolle; Opuntia phyllanthus (Linnaeus) Miller; Phyllocactus phyllanthus (Linnaeus) Link; Rhipsalis macrocarpa Miquel; R. phyllanthus (Linnaeus) K. Schumann

Varieties 8 (1 in the flora): introduced; s Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, cultivated in tropical regions worldwide.

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Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Climbing Cactus
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Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Climbing Cactus
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Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus
Climbing Cactus
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Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
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Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
ID: 0000 0000 0606 1052 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org

Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
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© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org

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Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
ID: 0000 0000 0606 1051 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org

Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
ID: 0000 0000 0606 1052 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org

Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Epiphyllum phyllanthus var. phyllanthus
Night-blooming Cactus
ID: 0000 0000 0606 1053 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org

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